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James Alexander KAY

Regimental number465
Place of birthLearmonth, Victoria
SchoolBurrumbeet School
AddressBurrumbeet, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Hugh Kay, Burrumbeet, Victoria
Enlistment date8 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death24.6
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialOxford Road Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 10), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Christina KAY, Cambrian Hill, Victoria

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